Wax Off!

No, this link, despite what it looks like, is not to a "One Night in Paris"-type DVD.  It’s actually to Madame Tussaud’s "Play Ball with Derek Jeter" installation, in which you have "your chance to strike out one of the game’s best hitters".  A wax figure of one of the game’s best hitters, just to be clear.  That’s gotta be tough, even with a fake Jeter. I mean, the guy’s a god, right?  I’ll take bets on how long the wax Jeter makes it unscathed.  I say a Sox fan strolls in there some random Saturday in the next month and leaves the glorified candle with embossed stitches on his forehead.  Next up: dodge a wax bat thrown by an inanimate Clemens!

2 comments… add one
  • In 2003 they tried a Grady Little figure, but the thing kept melting. Go figure.

    YF February 22, 2005, 4:10 pm
  • I’m with the Mikado here. Let the punishment fit the crime
    (apologies to W. S. Gilbert)
    “That Yankee supporter whose diamond arrogance
    Makes interlocutors smirk
    Shall during off hours exhibit his powers
    On Madame Tussaud’s waxwork”

    Dabize February 23, 2005, 8:36 am

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